About the Author:
D.M. Andrews lives in Hertfordshire, England, and enjoys a wide range of interests, including history, genealogy, mythology, modding, and political philosophy. His greatest love, however, is reading and writing novels. Fantasy, myth and history are the main components of his work, with a focus on meaningful originality. D.M. Andrews writes for children as young as 9, and adults as old as 99. His books are suitable for most ages and for families. He has been writing since his childhood, and hopes to keep writing until he is as old as the trees!
About The Serpent in the Glass
On his eleventh birthday Thomas Farrell is informed that the deceased father he never knew has provided for his education at Darkledun Manor, a school for gifted children. Thomas, however, feels he's just an ordinary boy, but Darkledun Manor proves to be anything but an ordinary school...
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In this work of fiction the reader is transported into a world of myth as the young protagonist, Thomas Farrell, seeks to understand who his mysterious father was, and why he left him a strange glass orb containing a serpent. As the story progresses, Thomas and his friends become increasing caught up in a world they never knew existed - a world beyond the standing stones.
What readers are saying:
~ The Serpent in the Glass is engaging, fun, meaningful, and is the kind of tale I love to see my children enjoy.
~ Neat, dynamic, interesting
~ It travels the well-worn path of much British children's fantasy, and it held my attention